Curious

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Definition

curious: interested, inquisitive; strange, weird
adjective
I'm curious about where you go at night. Please tell me, I really want to know!

curiously: strangely, oddly, bizarrely
adverb
Pronunciation examples
UK: I'm curious about where you go at night.
US: It's very curious that she hasn't returned from the store yet.
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Examples

  • "Curiously, the security didn't check them. I would love to share these special foods, wines and odors with you."
  • "You must be curious about what I've been doing for these past six months."
  • "You should all be very proud of your colleague, who is brave, kind and spiritually curious."
  • "It's a gift from a client, in case you're curious, and I know you are."
  • "I find myself strangely attracted to you, and I am curious to learn about your marital status and sexual orientation, but that must wait."
  • "We are curious about the conditions of the workers here at ChinaCorp Ltd."
  • "I must admit I'm curious to know what's on your mind, but I suppose I'll have to wait until I arrive in Texas to find out."
  • "It has a curious effect."
  • "Well, I'm certainly curious to know what he's going to talk about."

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